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It’s been 23 years now. Jerry Garcia passed away on Aug. 9, 1995. It just doesn’t seem possible that it has been that long. What is the first song that comes to your mind when you hear Jerry’s name? RIP Capt. Trips. Return If Possible. A lot of people would like that very much. Read […]

On June 23, 1979, the battle was on between Rock and Disco. When the Billboard Album chart came out on that day, Supertramp’s LP “Breakfast In America” returned to the top spot. ‘Breakfast’ first went to #1 on the May 19th chart were it stayed until Donna Summer’s LP “Bad Girls” overtook it on the […]

On April 23, 1976, punk decided it was here to stay. It was on that day that The Ramones released their self titled LP “The Ramones”. After Hit Parader editor Lisa Robinson saw the band at a gig in New York City, she wrote about them in an article and contacted Danny Fields, insisting he […]

“Eliminator”, the eighth studio album by ZZ Top, was released on March 23, 1983, There were 5 singles released from the LP: “Gimme All Your Lovin’”, “Got Me Under Pressure”, “Sharp Dressed Man”, “TV Dinners” and “Legs”. Eliminator is ZZ Top’s most successful release with sales of over 10 million copies in the United States. […]

Van Halen released their second LP “Van Halen II” on March 23, 1979. It peaked at number 6 on the Billboard 200 and spawned the singles “Dance the Night Away” and “Beautiful Girls”. To date, it has sold over five million copies in the United States. Recording of the album took place less than a […]

On Jan. 23, we did a post remembering Chicago’s Terry Kath. Terry died just 8 days before his 32nd birthday, Jan. 31. If Terry was still with us, he would have turned 72 years old today. Here is part of what we wrote 8 days ago: “When Jimi Hendrix saw him play he said “The […]

On Jan. 23, 1959, the Winter Dance Party tour, featuring Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and DION and the Belmonts, played its first date at Milwaukee’s Million Dollar Ballroom. It would become the most famous tour in the history of Rock and Roll, but would only last for 10 shows with the original […]

On Dec. 23, 1999, an unemployed musician named Cristin Keleher broke into George Harrison’s home on the Hawaiian island Maui. Keleher either made herself a pizza or ordered one in (varying stories), drank some root beer, did her laundry & called her mother in New Jersey before authorities arrived & arrested her. Keleher spent four […]

Yusuf / Cat Stevens released his fourth LP “Tea for the Tillerman” on Nov. 23, 1970. This album included many of Stevens’ best-known songs including “Where Do the Children Play?”, “Hard Headed Woman”, “Wild World”, “Sad Lisa”, “Into White”, and “Father and Son”. Stevens, a former art student, created the artwork featured on the record’s […]


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